One of Oakland's original luxury high-rise condo developments, The Essex is a 20-story building on the shores of Lake Merritt with close proximity to Oakland's thriving Uptown District. Every home at the Essex is endowed with the essential elements for effortless living. Just steps from your door is the tranquility of Lake Merritt's endless natural surroundings. You're also close enough to explore the fine restaurants and boutique shops of downtown Oakland. Building amenities include 24/7 attendant in the lobby, full-service concierge, state of the art fitness center, infinity edge pool, spa, BBQ area, clubhouse, resident business center, and controlled-access underground parking. Residence features include private terraces, 9' ceilings, washers and dryers, expansive windows, additional storage available, granite counter tops in the kitchens, and upgraded appliances.